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The Scar Boys

A severely burned teenager. A guitar. Punk rock. The chords of a rock 'n' roll road trip in a coming-of-age novel that is a must-read story about finding your place in the world . . . even if… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Boho Fashion

From the Series What's Your Style?

Is your style… • flowy and ultrafeminine? • super eclectic, with lots of mixing and matching? • earthy and a little laid-back? Then you are clearly boho chic! And so are lots of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 746.9'2

Bombs over Bikini: The World’s First Nuclear Disaster

In 1946, as part of the Cold War arms race, the US military launched a program to test nuclear bombs in the Marshall Islands of the Pacific Ocean. From 1946 until 1958, the military detonated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 623.4'5119

Curiosity's Mission on Mars: Exploring the Red Planet

Could life have previously flourished on Mars? Will humans be able to travel there one day? Can humans one day colonize the red planet? NASA scientists have been interested in answering… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • Dewey: 523.43

Edgy Fashion

From the Series What's Your Style?

Is your style… • always one step ahead of the crowd? • sophisticated but never overdone? • a reflection of your rebellious side? Then you have all the makings of an edgy style maven. And… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • Dewey: 646.4'06

Every Body's Talking: What We Say without Words

Are you nervous about your presentation at school tomorrow? Or about going onstage for the school play? What about trying out for the baseball team? Try standing like a superhero for a few… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 153.6'9

Handle with Care: An Unusual Butterfly Journey

Some farms grow vegetables or grains, and some raise cows, sheep, chickens, or pigs. But have you ever heard of a butterfly farm? How do you raise a butterfly? On a farm in Costa Rica… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 595.78'9

Hipster Fashion

From the Series What's Your Style?

Is your style… • quirky and clever but relaxed? • a combo of flowy and structured pieces? • an unconventional mix of patterns, accessories, cuts, and textures? Then you've got that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 746.9'2

If It Rains Pancakes: Haiku and Lantern Poems

From the Series Poetry Adventures

What is a haiku? It sounds like a sneeze. And isn't a lantern a light source? Actually, they are two types of ancient Japanese poetry. Award-winning author Brian P. Cleary explains how each… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811'.54

Plastic, Ahoy!: Investigating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Plastic: it's used to make everything from drink bottles and bags to toys and toothbrushes. But what happens when it ends up where it doesn't belong—like in the Pacific Ocean? How does it… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 363.738

Preppy Fashion

From the Series What's Your Style?

Is your style • crisp and put-together? • a creative mix of solid colors and lively patterns? • equally suited to the classroom and the beach? Then you're a follower of the preppy look!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • Dewey: 746.9'2

Secrets of the Sky Caves: Danger and Discovery on Nepal's Mustang Cliffs

What's more dangerous than scaling Mount Everest? For mountaineer Pete Athans, the answer lies in the ancient kingdom of Mustang, a remote part of the Asian nation of Nepal. Long-abandoned… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 796.522095496

Streetwear Fashion

From the Series What's Your Style?

Is your style… • low-key and flexible? • a creative spin on everyday clothing? • all about being comfortable, even at its most eye-catching? Then you're ready to rock the streetwear look! Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 746.9'2

The Patchwork Torah

As a child, David watches his grandfather, a Torah scribe or sofer, finish a Torah scroll for the synagogue. "A Torah is not something to be thrown away," his Grandfather explains. David's… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Whispering Town

The dramatic story of neighbors in a small Danish fishing village who, during the Holocaust, shelter a Jewish family waiting to be ferried to safety in Sweden. It is 1943 in Nazi-occupied… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Hey, Charleston!: The True Story of the Jenkins Orphanage Band

What happened when a former slave took beat-up old instruments and gave them to a bunch of orphans? Thousands of futures got a little brighter and a great American art form was born. In… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 784.4'4060757915

BZRK Reloaded

From the Series BZRK

From best-selling author Michael Grant comes the highly anticipated, terrifying, and mind-bending second book in the BZRK trilogy. The entire BZRK cell—including Noah and Sadie—has been left… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Haunted Lighthouse

From the Series The Code Busters Club

An infamous prison may hold a secret only the Code Busters can uncover. Cody, Quinn, Luke, and M.E. may all have different talents, but they share one thing in common: they love playing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Numbed!

When Logan’s class takes a trip to a math museum, his mischievous friend Benedict is sure it will be a boring day—until he discovers a robot and its creator in an off-limits area. The robot… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Sex & Violence

Sex has always come without consequences for seventeen-year-old Evan. Until he hooks up with the wrong girl and finds himself in the wrong place at very much the wrong time. After an assault… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

What I Came to Tell You

Since his mother died earlier this year, Grover Johnston (named after a character in Thomas Wolfe's Look Homeward Angel) has watched his family fall to pieces as his father throws himself… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Believe

When Janine Collins was six years old, she was the only survivor of a suicide bombing that killed her parents and dozens of others. Media coverage instantly turned her into a symbol of hope… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Fourth Down and Inches: Concussions and Football's Make-or-Break Moment

When the 1905 football season ended, nineteen players were dead and countless others were critically injured. The public was outraged. The game had reached a make-or-break moment—fourth down… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 7.9
  • Dewey: 617.4'81044

Don't Spill the Milk!

Over the uppy downy dunes, across the dark, wide river and up the steep, steep mountain, Penda lovingly carries a bowl of milk to her father in the grasslands. But will she manage to get it… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]